A custom three-bedroom contemporary was just a dream when actor Robert Patrick landed in Los Angeles from Cleveland in 1984. Back then, the budding star didn’t even have a room.
“I lived in my car,” he said. “But I had a goal to build a house in the Hollywood Hills.”
He lucked out. That very year,…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-my-favorite-room-robert-patrick-20161001-snap-story.html
Real estate agents used to be privy to a lot of information that home buyers couldn’t obtain on their own.
But now property listings, photo galleries, historic sales prices, school ratings and neighborhood crime rates are freely accessible to anyone with just a few clicks. For some assertive buyers,…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-ditch-the-real-estate-agent-20161001-snap-story.html